Innovation: the Smart Cap “all in one” is rewarded again!
2019/03/20 - Press
Each year, the ADF Paris awards honor the packaging innovations of the global aerosol and dispensing industries. Last January, the Virbac Smart Cap "all-in-one", already awarded in 2018 by Pharmapack, received the prize for the best innovation in the "Pharmacy" category.
Happy new year!
2019/01/10 - Press
Sébastien Huron, chairman of the executive board of the Virbac group, wishes all the best for 2019 through a video.
Virbac websites: make the access to information easier
2018/12/21 - Press
In 2018, several Virbac websites were revamped: new contents, new design, new functionalities… all these changes aim at creating a better user experience.
Gaïa Index: Virbac ranked again in 2018!
2018/11/13 - Press
In 2018, Virbac is part of the Gaïa Index, which recommends the 70 French companies with the best ratings in terms of social and environmental responsibility among a panel of 230 firms. Virbac has made a significant improvement of 14 places in the overall ranking compared to 2017.
Turkey: Virbac closer to the field
2018/10/23 - Press
After a twenty-year presence in Turkey through a local distributor, Virbac is creating its 33rd subsidiary there. The objective: closer proximity in order to better respond to the expectations of animal health players.
Virbac wins the Pharmapack Award with its “all-in-one” Smart Cap
2018/06/12 - Press
After five years of research and development, Virbac teams have developed Smart Cap, dedicated to extracting liquid products. This patented innovation benefitting animal health, which combines ergonomics and safety, was recognized in early 2018 with a Pharmapack Award.
StMichel-Virbac: departure on November 5 to Brazil
2018/06/12 - Press
Three weeks before the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre 2017, Jean-Pierre Dick and Yann Eliès make the latest preparation to get ready for the double-handed sailing race between Le Havre in France and Salvador de Bahia in Brazil. Discover in a 2mn video, 24 hours of training of the two skippers.
Happy new year!
2018/01/08 - Press
For 2018, find out the video wishes from Sébastien Huron, new chairman of the executive board of the Virbac group.
StMichel-Virbac wins the 2017 Transat Jacques Vabre sailing race from France to Brazil
2017/12/11 - Press
Fourth victory! Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 9h 11mn and 46s, Jean-Pierre Dick and Yann Eliès crossed the finish line of the 13th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre in first position in the Imoca category. It took the duo 13 days 7 hours 36 minutes and 46 seconds to cover 4,652 miles at 14.55 knots. After crossing the starting line at Le Havre in the lead, StMichel-Virbac has led the race almost from start to finish.
China: Virbac acclaimed by the largest pet owners community
2017/12/05 - Press
In August 2017, Virbac was awarded pet owner favorite brand for cat health care by Goumin.com, the largest online Chinese pet owner community.
Virbac signs a research agreement with Bio-Gene
2017/06/16 - Press
Bio-Gene announces collaboration agreement with Virbac for development of FLAVOCIDE™ as an insect control agent in ruminants.
Virbac United States selects KC Animal Health Corridor for North American distribution center
2017/05/04 - Press
The Virbac American subsidiary decided to gather its distribution operations in Hunt Midwest SubTropolis (Missouri). The new center should be operational until the end of the year.
Supporting innovation through public research
2017/03/31 - Press
Public-private transfer (TPP). Behind this acronym lies the possibility for French companies to develop partnerships with French and European public research organizations. This opportunity for innovation was seized on by Virbac in 2009 and presented by the public research partnerships manager.
e-visit: always closer to veterinarians
2017/02/27 - Press
In September 2016, on the initiative of the IT department, e-visits first appeared amongst the sales force in France. The purpose: allow greater reactivity from regional technical managers to questions from veterinarians. Explanations on this European-scale project by the market manager for Virbac France.
Jean-Pierre Dick, fourth in the Vendée Globe
2017/01/26 - Press
French skipper Jean-Pierre Dick crossed the finish line of the eighth Vendée Globe at 1347hrs UTC on Wednesday 25th January. The skipper of StMichel Virbac completed his solo round the world voyage in 80 days 1 hour 45 minutes and 45 seconds. Jean-Pierre Dick sailed 27,857 miles at the average speed of 14.5 knots.
StMichel-Virbac: a brand ambassador
2016/12/09 - Press
November 6, 2016: Jean-Pierre Dick takes the start of his fourth Vendée Globe. In Les Sables d'Olonne, Sandrine Brunel, Virbac Head of Corporate Communications, talks about the event and discusses the virtuous effects of 15 years of sailing sponsorship.
The Vendée Globe 2016 departure: D-2 for the StMichel-Virbac
2016/11/04 - Press
On 6 November Jean-Pierre Dick will leave Les Sables d'Olonne at the start of his fourth Vendée Globe. A few facts about the course for this, the most famous of single-handed sailing races, a 45,000 km loop around the world.
"Factories and Men" Exhibition: Virbac at the forefront!
2016/10/08 - Press
14 September 2015, Paris. The "Factories and Men" operation is being organised by 'Mouvement des entreprises de taille intermédiaire' (METI), an organisation which represents intermediate-sized businesses in France. The project began with a preview at the Petit Palais, and METI has organised a series of events which will take place until the end of 2015 with the aim of spotlighting the best of French industry. Thirty five businesses, including Virbac, are taking part.
Sustainable development: a new step
2016/07/28 - Press
In its 2015 report, Virbac adopted the most recent version of the GRI standard for sustainable development. The reasons behind this change and the related benefits explained by Éric Marée, chairman of the executive board.
USA: Virbac creates 144 jobs in Bridgeton, Missouri
2016/04/13 - Press
Virbac is investing $37.9 millions in its production site in Bridgeton, Missouri.
Instrucciones: a new high quality facility
2016/03/17 - Press
A 3,600 m² space dedicated to production! At the end of September the new Instrucciones site was opened in Uruguay, with a special emphasis on quality. An introduction to this leading edge facility by the subsidiary’s general manager.
New tagline: Virbac shows its ambition!
2016/03/12 - Press
“Shaping the future of animal health”. This is now Virbac's new tagline, replacing “Passionate about animal health”, launched in 2001.
What message does this new slogan convey? Answers from Sandrine Brunel, head of Corporate Communications.
VDS: Virbac's commitment to the dairy sector
2016/02/20 - Press
At the beginning of October the GMBO (Global Marketing) organized the first Virbac Dairy Symposium in France, attended by experts from the dairy sector and Virbac staff from all over the world. Fabrice Payot, Global Marketing manager on the dairy cattle segment, explains the objectives of this major event.
St. Louis: to better serve product innovation
2015/01/09 - Press
Virbac United States inaugurates the April 20th, 2014 a new building for its R&D activities. With which objectives? The answers from R&D vice-president of the American subsidiary.
Development of new monoclonal antibody-based veterinary medicines: Virbac announces the signature of a collaboration agreement with Nexvet
2014/12/15 - Press
As the world's 5th largest manufacturer in the companion animal market, a major part of Virbac's Research & Development investment is made in this field. In this context, the Group is pleased to announce the signature of a ten-year collaboration agreement with biopharmaceutical company Nexvet. The aim of this agreement is for Virbac to provide input to Nexvet’s development of new monoclonal antibody-based veterinary medicines and to market these medicines, if approved by regulators, outside the USA and Canada.